The Canadian Children's Book Centre (CCBC) is a national, not-for-profit organization dedicated to encouraging, promoting and supporting the reading, writing, illustrating and publishing of Canadian books for young readers.

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December 6, 2017: 100th Anniversary of the Halifax Explosion

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December 6, 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the Halifax Explosion. On this day in 1917, a French munitions ship carrying explosives collided with a Belgian relief vessel in the...

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TD Book Week 2018: Who’s Going Where?

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The Canadian Children’s Book Centre is excited to announce the tour locations of the 30 authors, illustrators and storytellers participating in TD Canadian Children’s Book Week 2018, which runs from...

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Winners Announced for the 2017 Canadian Children’s Book Centre Awards

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$145,000 in prize money awarded to Canadian children’s authors and illustrators

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Toronto (November 22, 2017) – The Canadian Children’s Book Centre (CCBC) is thrilled to announce the winners...

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Getting it Done: From Idea to Finished YA Novel and all the Dirty Business in Between

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On December 4, best-selling YA novelists Marthe Jocelyn, Kathy Kacer, Teresa Toten and Vicki Grant will share their writing secrets and best career advice with Hadley Dyer, acclaimed writer and...

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Sheila Barry (1963-2017)

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It is with deep sadness that we share that Sheila Barry, publisher of Groundwood Books, passed away on the morning of November 15, 2017 due to complications following her cancer...

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Call for Submissions: 2018 CCBC Book Awards

The Canadian Children’s Book Centre is now accepting submissions for its children’s book awards. The submission deadline for all awards is December 15, 2017.

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